Mountain State Press

Guidelines for Submitting Manuscripts

Mountain State Press is seeking novels only at this time.

Please follow these guidelines for submission:

 1.)  Send a cover letter with a synopsis and three (3) chapter samples via paper copy,  typed, double-spaced, with pages numbered.

2.)  Manuscripts should be a minimum of 150 pages in length.

3.)  Include in your cover letter the following information:

What is the intended audience(s)?

Does this work or you have a connection to West Virginia?

Please provide a brief bio and any previous publications (first time authors will be considered even if there are no other types of publications previously). 

6.) Include a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage if you want your submission returned to you. 

7.) Address your submission to:

Mountain State Press

2300 MacCorkle Ave., S.E.

Charleston, WV 25304

Queries via email are best. msp1@mountainstatepress.org